Dried fruit is one the best healthy snacks that you can stock up on at work, because it doesn't go bad easily, you get tons of fiber from the fruit, it's not messy, and it doesn't require any prep-work before eating. Additionally, an article on livestrong.com reports, "Dried fruits like apricots, raisins, prunes and figs contain high amounts of beta carotene, vitamin E, niacin, iron, magnesium, potassium and calcium,".
Trainer Brittany V swears by dried fruit to get her through a long day of marketing and then teaching spin classes at Ravenswood. "I like to think of myself as a fruitarian meaning I eat lots and lots of fruit! Dried fruit is awesome because it has little to no fat, lots of nutrients condensed into chewy little packages and it is a great source of energy! It's the best kind of sugar for your brian!"
Almost all dried fruit is super healthy for you. Dried figs, apples, apricots, blueberries, peaches, mangos, raisins, dates and prunes are all great options. However, Fitday.com says there are a couple of dried fruits to avoid:
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